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Image caption School libraries could be taped off to limit infections spreading. Teachers' union leaders remain unconvinced that it will be safe to reopen schools in England on 1 June - after the publication of evidence from the government's scientific advisers. Paul Whiteman of the NAHT head teachers' union says there is still no proof it would be a "wise thing to do". Some councils also reject plans for a phased return for primary pupils. The Department for Education has said returning to school is particularly important for disadvantaged children. It is aiming for children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 to be invited back into primary schools after half term - and Education Secretary G... Full story

22 May